Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ:

Mill Product Options

What’s the difference between Whole Berries, Whole Wheat, 85% Extraction, and ‘00’?

Whole Berries - What does Whole Berry (WB) mean?

What is Whole Wheat (WW)?

What does Extraction mean?

Do I Need 85% Extraction?

What is '00' and what is it for?

Grain Varieties

What’s the difference between ancient grains, landrace grains, modern varieties?

How are stone milled flours different from roller-milled?

What’s the difference between grits and polenta?

There are so many options of grains! Which one(s) should I use?

Terminology

What does protein % mean?

What’s a falling number?

What is AP? What's the difference between our regular AP flour and Premium AP flour?

Cooking With BSM Products

Which flour should I use?

Do I have to do anything differently with your flours?

What should I use for bread flour?

How do I cook BSM grits or polenta?

Storing Grains & Flours

How should I store my flour or corn?

What is the shelf life of BSM products?

How can I tell when my flour or cornmeal has gone bad?

Chemicals, Organics, & Non-GMO

Are BSM products organic?

Are BSM products non-GMO?

Allergies

Do you have gluten-free products?

Customer Service, Shipping, Returns

When will I receive my order?

What is your return policy?

Events, Mill Tours, & Classes

Do you give tours?

BSM Reviews

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sweet shirt, love it!

Really really loved the Bloody Butcher

Very flavorful and a beautiful color. Definitely on the buy again list

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Valerie Anderson
Happy in Port Aransas

Shipping was fast. Love the products so far. Sent two of the three polenta and one flour to my daughter in Portland, Or. being a Texas girl she was happy to receive the goodies. Thank you for what you do.

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Rouge de Bordeaux
Fredna Manney
Great biscuits

We hat a difference a flour made! The all purpose flour is wonderful in biscuits and Italian flat bread. The whole wheat made a fabulous pizza dough ….wow! Who knew?

Love it

I have used this flour for several different kinds of breads and cakes, and everything always turns out wonderfully.